Max Metzger

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New York data breaches rise by 60% due to hacking and insiders

The New York attorney general has announced a large rise in reported data breaches over 2016.

ICO to take on 200 staff as it help UK businesses to GDPR compliance

The ICO is set to grow by 40 percent over the next two years to help with the mammoth task of making UK businesses compliant with GDPR before its comes into effect next year.

Police Fed: Officers abusing investigatory powers for personal matters

Police have reportedly been using law enforcement resources to pursue personal matters, according to the Police Federation.

Necurs botnet drops Locky ransomware, picks up 'financial fraud' spam

The Necurs botnet appears to have dropped the infamous Locky ransomware in exchange for an aggressive spam campaign pushing dubious financial information.

Lithuanian arrested in $100 million multinational BEC whaling fraud

A Lithuanian national has been arrested for defrauding two major tech companies out of $100 million by pretending to be a business affiliate.